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The prevalence of synthetic chemicals in our environment that are capable of mimicking the female hormone estrogen is a growing concern. One such chemical, bisphenol A (BPA), has been shown to leach from a variety of resin-based and plastic products, including dental sealants and food and beverage containers, in concentrations that are sufficient to induce(More)
The role of bone morphogenetic protein-5 (BMP-5) in regulating chondrocytic activity during endochondral ossification was examined in the mouse proximal tibial growth plate. Short ear mice homozygous for the SEA/Gn point mutation in the coding region for BMP-5 (King, J. A. et al. Dev Biol 166:112122; 1994) and heterozygous long ear littermates were examined(More)
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